Whether you raise pigs, sheep, goats, or cattle, having an emergency plan for their care is critical for animal welfare and business continuity. Emergency preparedness is critical for all businesses. While it might only be on your mind during an...
Farmscape for September 20, 2022 Full Interview 8:41 Listen A planned Wean to Harvest Biosecurity program offers to help contain the spread of swine disease causing pathogens. The Swine Health Information Center, the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research and...
High feed costs mean controlling rodent populations is even more critical. Livestock and poultry production facilities are almost the perfect home for rodents with unlimited food, water, and shelter. Finding an operation without at least a minor rodent infestation would...
Implementing any of these suggestions will reduce the risk of disease entry. Each additional step implemented will further reduce biosecurity risks. Check Quarantine replacement stock, or at least ensure that their health status is compatible with the existing herd.   Restrict entry...
Farmscape for August 12, 2022 Full Interview 11:32 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is encouraging U.S. pork producers to step up their focus on biosecurity and to take advantage of the various programs available to help maintain market...
Farmscape for August 11, 2022 Full Interview 13:20 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers to be aware of the potential for a heightened risk of Influenza A virus in the coming...
Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status; expending resources to exclude specific pathogens and control the ones they already have. Maintaining a...
The basics of disease biosecurity, why a biosecurity plan should be implemented, and how to get a plan in motion. he outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the United Kingdom attracted much media attention a number of years...
Introduction What is biosecurity? Biosecurity can be subdivided into 3 parts: 1) bio-exclusion involves keeping pathogens out of a herd, 2) bio-management involves managing pathogens already in a herd to minimize the negative consequences, and 3) bio-containment involves preventing pathogens...
Virox Technologies, the maker of Prevail disinfectants and the manufacturer of some of the world’s  safest, most effective, eco-friendly disinfectant chemistries, is pleased to announce a new partnership  with EthoGuard Inc. Effective from June 17th, 2022, EthoGuard is appointed...
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